Oscar-nominated Director Raoul Peck's latest HBO Max docu-series explores European colonialism and its enduring effects on the present day. (April 7)
RAOUL PECK: A whole baggage of history and knowledge have been told from a Eurocentric point of view. And when that point of view misses the original sin, which was genocide, how can the rest be correct?
In any way, I'm not supposed to be the purpose or the part of the story. But in that story there is no way I can also be impartial, you know. This is my story, it's-- and it's not a game. It's a story of life and death.
You can't understand the trial today if you don't know your history. If you don't know how we got there. And justice and equality that's just-- it's not just something that happened for no reason. There are decision behind it, it's a story of power.